Thomas Kuljam, Director of UW Tacoma's VIBE (Veteran's Incubator for Better Entrepreneurship) is an immigrant from Thailand, a U.S. Air Force veteran and a former commercial banker. HIs philosophy of entrepreneurship as a platform for transitioning from military to civilian life is described.
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Comcast employees "collaborated with a group of college students from UW Tacoma on a conservation project dedicated to removing invasive plant species throughout Titlow Park's wooded areas."
The $300,000 grant will fund the Opportunity Academy within UW Tacoma's Center for Career Development & Education. The funds will expand internship activity and employer outreach.
UW Tacoma alumnus Mick Flaaen thinks there is a strong possibility that more films by Tacoma silent-era mogul Harvey Weaver will be found. He is working on a documentary that tells the story of the discovery and restoration of "Eyes of the Totem."
Writer Suzy Swartz quotes UW Tacoma Professor Kima Cargill on the psychology of eating: "[The post-war rise of fast-food franchises signaled] a real sense of triumph about the American project, and food was a big part of that."
In an op-ed, Erik Bjornson and Joshua Jorgensen call on the Tacoma City Council to "remove outdated barriers" to allow more affordable housing to be built in areas such as around the Tacoma Mall. Jorgensen is a 2013 graduate of UW Tacoma's Urban Studies Program.
Executive Council Panel 10
Executive Council Panel 9